Interview - Professor Christian Reus-Smit on 'Individual rights and the Making of the International System' Mon, 2012-11-19 11:13

On the 18th of October 2012 Dr. Leslie Vinjamuri, Professor at the CISD, interviewed Professor Christian Reus-Smit on his new book ‘Individual rights and the Making of the International System’.

Prof Smit holds the Chair in International Relations at the European University Institute in Florence. He is the author of American Power and World Order (Polity 2004) and The Moral Purpose of the State (Princeton 1999); co-author of Special Responsibilities in World Politics (Cambridge 2012); editor of The Politics of International Law (Cambridge 2004); and co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of International Relations (Oxford 2008), Resolving International Crises of Legitimacy (Special issue of International Politics 2007), and Between Sovereignty and Global Governance (Macmillan 1998). Professor Reus-Smit edits (with Nicholas Wheeler) the Cambridge Studies in International Relations books series, is an editor (with Duncan Snidal and Alexander Wendt) of the journal International Theory, and is a General Editor (with Duncan Snidal) of a new eight volume series of Oxford Handbooks of International Relations. He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and will serve as Vice-President of the International Studies Association in 2013-2014.